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    Count me in. My wife also expressed interest....

    Count me in. My wife also expressed interest. This might be her first hang!
  2. Western Louisiana or East Texas Backpacking trials

    I'm moving to Lake Charles Louisiana in a few weeks and am wondering if there is any backpacking in this area. I have found a few campgrounds and trees to hang a hammock on are plentiful but I...
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    That sounds logical. No need to travel far when...

    That sounds logical. No need to travel far when when the valley has perfect temps right now. What it boils down to for me is my wife and I share a car. Even if she doesn't need the car I'm limited to...
  4. Educational Entertainment for the New Generation

    All of you forum members that have been around for several years might remember the "Hammock TV" episodes that our Canadian member Turk used to produce. I always found them educational and...
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    First one to post on a shug video!

    First one to post on a shug video!
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    I would probably try to sell the card and use the...

    I would probably try to sell the card and use the money for better gear or if your looking to buy ENO products I would get a handful of doublenests to hang out with my friends in when they come by.
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    I will be moving to Louisiana sometime this...

    I will be moving to Louisiana sometime this spring and would love to attend if my schedule allows. It would be fun to meet some HF folks from that part of the country!
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    Just like last year my attendance will depend on...

    Just like last year my attendance will depend on road conditions the weekend of the hang. Dejoha, if road conditions allow I would go Fri-Sat with you.
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    Congrats on the good review. I am very pleased...

    Congrats on the good review. I am very pleased with all my JRB products...and I have quite a number of them.
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    Sierra Sniveller Overstuffed options

    I'm thinking about ordering a sierra sniveller from the Jacks. I'm looking at the dimensions as compared to the older version and it's a bigger quilt but I dont think there is any more down in it. I...
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    That looks pretty good. Thanks for sharing

    That looks pretty good. Thanks for sharing
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    I'm 6'3 and always order their long quilts which...

    I'm 6'3 and always order their long quilts which are plenty long for me. I would guess you would be fine with a regular length.
  13. I think people assume you should always put your...

    I think people assume you should always put your gear in your tent because you are used to taking things inside your home. Leaving your gear under a hammock or outside a tent seemed like weird idea...
  14. A hammock as ground bivy's is usually a last...

    A hammock as ground bivy's is usually a last option scenario. The delicate fabric used to support your weight while laying in the hammock can easily be damaged. If I planned on going to the ground...
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    I thInk the jacks do a black friday sale

    I thInk the jacks do a black friday sale
  16. Thread: SOLD: Bmbh

    by Roadtorque
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    Maybe she needs more cowbell:confused::lol::lol:

    Maybe she needs more cowbell:confused::lol::lol:
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    All these threads keep popping up about the 250...

    All these threads keep popping up about the 250 and it's really making me want to try one out!
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    The UQP should mainly help to retain heat that a...

    The UQP should mainly help to retain heat that a wind could "rob" from the quilt. If your looking for a vapor barrier then breathable is your enemy, look for waterproof.
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    Great video arson. Tarps are one of the reasons I...

    Great video arson. Tarps are one of the reasons I still grab a tent on occasion when I don't want to fiddle with my set up. I've used a bridge a eno and blackbird and am still on the hunt for my...
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    Nothin' to lose. Count me in. Thanks

    Nothin' to lose. Count me in. Thanks
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    I was thinking to shock chord (probably just the...

    I was thinking to shock chord (probably just the head end) out to the tarp stakes from the tabs where the spreader bars go and then another piece of shock chord from the upper pole loop to the tarp...
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    Sold pending payment

    Sold pending payment
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    I have a low clearance sedan so I wrote this trip...

    I have a low clearance sedan so I wrote this trip off as soon as I saw road conditions to the trail head. It sounds like an awesome place for a hang...I just cant get to it. At this point I have...
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    Yes, I'm looking for $100 in my pocket for the...

    Yes, I'm looking for $100 in my pocket for the hammock so the buyer can pay everything else. I realize for some that may not be any cheaper than the original asking price but I still like this...
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    New offer. $100 for the hammock plus paypal fees...

    New offer. $100 for the hammock plus paypal fees and shipping cost.

    I talked to the manufacture about the stretched stitch marks in the end caps and they said it was common on lightweight fabrics...
  26. pm sent on The ultimate hang

    pm sent on The ultimate hang
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    Sorry, I was wondering without the fly. I'm...

    Sorry, I was wondering without the fly. I'm thinking it wouldn't be much heavier than my other hammocks if it had whoopies on it vs rope.
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    What is the weight of the hammock?

    What is the weight of the hammock?
  29. CFI on the fly, I might be able to schedule some...

    CFI on the fly, I might be able to schedule some dual training:D What type of suspension are you using?
  30. Thread: Wtb: Bmbh

    by Roadtorque
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    I have an older version if that interests you at...

    I have an older version if that interests you at all.
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    For the ten minutes I laid in a Nx-250 it seemed...

    For the ten minutes I laid in a Nx-250 it seemed like a bridge hammock without the shoulder squeeze. I'm still tempted to buy this hammock cuz I'd like to fiddle with it longer than 10 minutes. If it...
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    The problem I had with my big agnes pad was the...

    The problem I had with my big agnes pad was the fact that it is relatively narrow compared to the pad sleeve of the blackbird. Even with the pad partially inflated it would slide when I moved through...
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    Arson, you may consider becoming a donating...

    Arson, you may consider becoming a donating member. This is the only forum I donate to and it's only due to the "extra" topics. I didn't donate for the first year or two but thought I would try it...
  34. Thread: Conundrum

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    Although I dont own a clark nx250 I have laid in...

    Although I dont own a clark nx250 I have laid in one for a short time. I really like that hammock and if it weren't for the weight I would probably already own one. To my surprise my first reaction...
  35. I do this with some of my winter quilts. With all...

    I do this with some of my winter quilts. With all the weight of the down below me I feel like the shock cord has a hard time holding it up. So I will use some of the "extra loops" for the HH hammocks...
  36. I dont own that brand of quilt so others might...

    I dont own that brand of quilt so others might say otherwise but I would think about 30 degrees for an average sleeper (not a hot or cold sleeper) would be about right for a 20 degree rated product....
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    A few thoughts. 1. During breakfast or lunch try...

    A few thoughts.
    1. During breakfast or lunch try to dry your quilt.
    2. Try not to close off the quilt so much. Have a little gap between the undercover and underquilt.
    3. Switch to their...
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    That might be possible. I currently live in a...

    That might be possible. I currently live in a part of the country which always seems to be under heavy fire restrictions. I almost never have a fire when backpacking so burning them wasn't something...
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    If I'm headed out for an overnight or low mileage...

    If I'm headed out for an overnight or low mileage trip where weight is not an issue I take chemical warmers. They work very well (as long as they haven't expired) and I much safer with them in my bag...
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    Thanks for the video. I really like watching your...

    Thanks for the video. I really like watching your stuff and have subscribed to your youtube channel. Have you ever tried anything but an ENO? I almost gave up on hammocking all together after fussing...
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    SOLD: JRB Bridge Hammock (BMBH)

    For sale. This is the older style JRB Bridge hammock that has the removable bugnet and silver spreader bars. This hammock is probably two years old but has only been used on 4 overnight trips in...
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    Given the option I will only use black tarps. In...

    Given the option I will only use black tarps. In the winter when I typically have the tarp as sealed up as it can be I feel like it helps trap the warmth (as long as the sun is shining). In summer I...
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    I have exactly the same problem as you and it has...

    I have exactly the same problem as you and it has nothing to do with being scared. I haven't found a great solution for it. I've tried sleeping pills and they seem to help a bit although they really...
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    I ordered mine from rei and got it shipped to...

    I ordered mine from rei and got it shipped to their store (free) which made the cost justifiable. If there is an REI near you that is an option
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    I think a lot of times we feel loyal to these...

    I think a lot of times we feel loyal to these cottage industries. They do make great products but we understand the limitations of a small business just like they do. If one can't deliver go to...
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    Sounds like 3.4 miles of road walking followed by...

    Sounds like 3.4 miles of road walking followed by the length of the trail. Has anyone scouted the trail before to know where good campsites are? I thought I remember reading there was a good site...
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    The self-inflating pad I have said to store it...

    The self-inflating pad I have said to store it fully inflated with the vavles open. I've always done this and they fully self inflate quickly. My brother has the same REI pad I do and he stores his...
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    Our hangs are pretty low key and a great place to...

    Our hangs are pretty low key and a great place to see gear and learn from others, feel free to come if it's something your interested in.

    When I need a somewhat local place to hang/test gear for...
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    Well done. I'm glad someone posted information...

    Well done. I'm glad someone posted information about the quilts. I laughed at the "sign off", very clever and well played.
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    Yeah, that rei pad is great but not one for...

    Yeah, that rei pad is great but not one for backpacking. I wonder if your issues with the self-inflating pad were due to it's narrow width or lack of thickness? Or possibly the pad was stored rolled...
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